Oti Mabuse

Statement from Oti Mabuse in support of WACL’s Centenary activities:

“I am who I am because of the women who surround me. They motivated me and continually inspire me.

WACL’s work has never been more important. To be a part of something where women come together to uplift, collaborate and share experiences with one another is everything I’ve ever hoped for. I’m so excited for 2023 and all the incredible anniversary celebrations to come for the year ahead”.


Eight-time South African Latin American Champion, Oti Mabuse is regarded as one of the most successful South African dancers in the world, regularly choreographing critically acclaimed musicals and is now a sought-after presenter and judge on UK television.

Oti was a much loved professional dancer on BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, winning two series in a row. Most recently you can catch her as a judge on ITV hit shows, ‘The Masked Dancer’, and ‘Dancing on Ice’. Her documentary ‘Oti Mabuse – My South Africa’ broadcast on BBC One in November 2022 to rave reviews and can be seen on BBC iPlayer.

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